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Considered a San Francisco culinary landmark, the Michelin-starred Boulevard has been attracting enthusiasts of (James Beard Best Chef) Nancy Oakes’ French-influenced new American fare since it opened in 1993. The warm, lamp-lit belle époque era setting completes a truly special dining experience.

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What the Food Critics are Saying

“It's nearly impossible to go wrong at tony, wildly popular Boulevard, from the sumptuous interior by Pat Kuleto to Nancy Oakes' flawlessly executed New American menu. The offerings are seasonal, and desserts are exceptional. Extensive wine list, full bar.” — SF Weekly

From the Chef

"From the first glimpse of raw ingredients, through all the stages of their transformation, we still get extraordinarily excited by the prospect of developing new dishes. We don't think for a minute that we've invented a new cuisine or discovered a new approach to cooking-only a never ending quest for what's delicious." – Chef Nancy Oakes


The historic Audiffred Building, one of the only buildings to survive the 1906 earthquake, provides the perfect setting for the warm, bell époque-inspired interior featuring hand-blown lights and stunning views of the bay.


  • One Michelin star 2007-2016
  • Nancy Oakes: Semi-finalist, James Beard Foundation, Outstanding Chef 2015 -2016
  • Bay Area's Best Restaurant Service 2015 — Zagat
  • Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence 2015
  • Top 100 Bay Area Restaurants 2014-2016 — San Francisco Chronicle
  • Winner: James Beard Foundation, Outstanding Restaurant 2012
  • Three stars from the San Francisco Chronicle 2010
  • Nancy Oakes: James Beard Foundation, Best Chef in California 2001
  • Zagat rating of 4.8 out of 5

Menu for Boulevard

Lunch Menu


  • Soup of the Day
  • Crispy Halibut Brandade Fritter roasted corno di toro romesco sauce
  • Hopper Prawn Cocktail heirloom tomatoes, lemon aioli, cocktail sauce, salsa verde
  • Dino Kale Caesar roasted heirloom beets, treviso radicchio, multi seed cracker, lemon-garlic dressing
  • Goat Cheese & Medjool Date Salad little gem lettuce & chicory, honey pears, toasted walnuts, pear vinaigrette
  • Star Route Farm Mixed Lettuce house vinaigrette
  • Italian Mozzarella Di Bufala & Heirloom Tomatoes knoll farm arugula, herb salad
  • Butternut Squash Ravioli celery root, pine nut, fava bean & sage relish, olive oil
  • Spicy Sesame Ahi Tuna Tartare miso cucumbers, charred padron peppers, lime aioli, chrysanthemum tempura, nori & taro chips
  • Seared Sea Scallops fresh shelling beans, lobster mushrooms, chorizo, beurre fondu


  • Thanksgiving Turkey Salad slow roasted turkey breast, "stuffing" croutons toasted walnuts, chestnuts & glazed cranberries persimmons & grapes, treviso radicchio, ver jus vinaigrette
  • Local Coho Salmon a La Plancha knoll farm fava greens, roasted turnips crispy wild rice, native pecans & fava bean relish, lemon aioli
  • Grilled Swordfish rosa bianca eggplant caponata with pine nuts & sultanas sauteed rapini with chilies & garlic
  • Braised Berkshire Pork Rib Cap with Roasted Hopper Prawns spanish style paella with roasted tomato, fava beans & chorizo smoked paprika & pork jus
  • Wood Oven Roasted Chicken Breast cacio e pepe butternut squash with nuvolina lucana fonduta brussels sprouts, dark chicken jus
  • American Wagyu Beef Burger cowgirl creamery's wagon wheel cheese, tomato, grilled onion house made bun, little gem lettuce
  • Wood Oven Roasted American Wagyu Beef Bavette crushed fingerling potatoes with bay blue cheese, applewood smoked bacon & summer corn, sauteed bloomsdale spinach, jimmy nardello peppers, beef jus

Dinner Menu


  • Red Wagyu Smoked Tenderloin Carpaccio & Sirloin Cap Tartare Little gem, anchovy, lemon & capers bird seed cracker
  • Chestnut & Truffle Bisque with Glazed Black Cod Double smoked bacon & roasted chestnuts armagnac milk foam
  • Abalone "Rockefeller" Herbsaint snail butter, melted salsify garlic croutons & spinach
  • Ahi Tuna Ito-Zukuri Baby shitake & shiso tempura 'ribbon-cut' tuna with tare jidori egg aioli & sansho pepper furikake
  • Sea Scallops Fresh shell beans & nduja vinaigrette crisp lollipop kale
  • Violin Squash Ravioli & Burgundy Truffles Huitlacoche pasta, shagbark hickory nut pesto vacca bianca parmesan
  • Italian White Truffles Shaved over jidori egg tagliatelle & truffle beurre fondu
  • Brokaw Avocado, Hearts of Palm & Burgundy Truffle Salad Housemade ricotta & drunken truffle relish toasted pine nuts & arugula
  • Roasted Beet & Fourme D'ambert Salad Red endive & treviso with spanish cava vinaigrette walnut & flax seed crumble
  • Heirloom Tomato with Buffalo Mozzarella & Burrata Basil salsa verde & frescobaldi laudemio olive oil
  • Star Route Organic Mixed Lettuces Volpaia vinaigrette


  • California Line Caught Swordfish Grilled & Wood Oven Roasted Dungeness & rock crab vialone nano risotto, agresto condimento with fennel & watercress, dried cape gooseberries & lemon
  • Wild King Salmon Pan Roasted with Lemon Leaves Dressed kale, purple potatoes, green cauliflower & fresh fava beans, lime & juniper beurre blanc
  • Alaskan Halibut a La Plancha Blistered grapes & radicchio potato mousseline & riesling fondant rose fingerling potatoes veronique sabayon & verjus pearls
  • Brent Wolfe King Quail Pan Roasted Double Breast & Pancetta Dressed Legs Soft white polenta & carrots with lavender honey, crushed pistachios with white pomegranate seeds, roasted bird jus with sage
  • California Lamb T-Bone Wood Oven Roasted, Served Off the Bone Broken potato with crispy jacket, nuvolina cacio e pepe lambs quarter greens & broccoli romanesco green peppercorn lamb jus
  • Berkshire Kurobuta Pork Prime Rib Chop Wood Oven Roasted Calvados mutsu apple fritto, cold pressed apple miel, poppy seed spaetzle, half moon bay brussel sprouts & edwards virginia bacon. Deviled red kuri squash & roasted sage pork jus
  • Angus Filet Mignon Wood Oven Roasted Crisp golden cauliflower & aged cheddar rarebit sauteed bloomsdale spinach & soft yukon gold potato. Worcestershire & roasted beef jus

Dessert Menu

Dinner Desserts

  • Caramelized Fall Apples Vanilla bean ice cream, caramel sauce walnut cake, apple pave & meringue
  • Butterscotch Pudding Dark chocolate bavarian cream, pecan shortbread wild pecan granola, vanilla chantilly
  • Mini Creme Brulee & Japanese Chiffon Cake Smoked brown sugar custard, champagne poached pears. hickory-walnut crunch, huckleberries & blackberries
  • Bittersweet Chocolate & Caramel "S'more" Cocoa nib ganache, chocolate shortbread salted caramel marshmallow, caramel ice cream with graham cracker
  • Daily Ice Cream & Sorbet Selection Ice cream: butter pecan, bourbon, creme fraiche berry swirl; sorbet: dark chocolate, blackberry, strawberry vanilla swirl
    By The Scoop $5.00
  • Dreams Never End Bon Bon Rye whiskey & pear ice cream, almonds & cocoa nib


  • Coffee
  • Espresso
  • Cappuccino
  • Latte
  • Mocha
  • Assorted Mighty Leaf Tea

1 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

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  • Price Range: $$$
    Atmosphere: Lively, Romantic, Upscale
  • Dress Code: Dressy
    Good For: Foodies, Power Scene, Special Occasion
  • Noise Level: Average
  • Wine Spirits: Full Bar
    Phone: (415) 543-6084
  • Private Dining Room: Yes